slug·​abed ˈslə-gə-ˌbed How to pronounce slugabed (audio)
: a person who stays in bed after the usual or proper time to get up
broadly : sluggard

Examples of slugabed in a Sentence

he's always so busy that he would make anyone look like a slugabed by comparison

Word History

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slugabed was in 1592

Dictionary Entries Near slugabed

Cite this Entry

“Slugabed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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